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Esen Kaan K Department of Radiology, Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, 34. Cadde, Mersin, Turkey, - - 2014
Abdominal cystic lesions in children may originate from parenchymatous organs or from nonparencyhmatous structures. Although these lesions have well-described imaging features, proper diagnosis usually depends on the accurate determination of the origin of the lesion. Because large lesions may resemble each other it is difficult to identify the site of ...
Muñiz Nicolás G G Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Toledo, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
We report the case of an old woman, consulting for fever, abdominal pain and constitutional symptoms one year of evolution. The differential diagnosis is between infectious, tumoral, or inflammatory disease, which may be located at the abdominal level, performing additional tests to rule out abdominal process. The existence of pain ...
Murray Cynelle C From the *Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and †Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and ‡Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, - - 2014
We present a case of a 51-year-old woman with urinary urgency, frequency, and lower abdominal pain; she was found to have an anterior vaginal wall mass on examination. Ultrasound and computerized tomography revealed a complex solid cystic mass. Transvaginal partial cystectomy was performed; histologic examination revealed hamartoma of the urinary ...
Coccia Maria Elisabetta ME Department of Clinical and Experimental Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, - - 2014
We report a rare case of rectus abdominis muscle endometriosis excised under ultrasound guidance. A 36-year-old woman came to our observation presenting an abdominal nodule located in the right side of the umbilical area. Ultrasound of the abdominal wall showed two hypoechogenic nodules in the context of the right rectus ...
Daldoul S S Surgical Unit A Charles-Nicolle's Hospital, Boulevard 9-avril-1938, 1006, Tunis, Tunisia, - - 2014
Anaphylactic shock is an exceptional mode of revelation of a liver hydatid cyst and it is in almost all cases secondary to an intraperitoneal rupture. The spread of hydatid cyst content into the bloodstream is even more exceptional. We report the case of a 36 years-an old woman who presented ...
Santos T R TR Department of Animal Pathology, CPPAR, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, is a disseminated protozoan infection caused by Leishmania donovani complex. Traditionally the definite diagnosis is made by amastigote detection in the tissue. The aim this study was to evaluate the PCR technique in stained slides of bone marrow and lymph nodes aspirates with ...
Al Ani Amer Hashim AH Department of General Surgery, Bahrain Specialist Hospital, Manama, Bahrain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Abdominal cocoon (sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis) (SEP) is a rare condition, mostly affecting adolescent girls living in tropical/subtropical region. Its etiology is unknown. It may cause acute or sub-acute intestinal obstruction. We report here a 39 year old male who complained of long standing colicky abdominal pain, with significant weight loss. ...
Moreno Javier J Optical and Thermal Mapping Laboratory, Arrhythmia Unit. Cardiovascular Institute. IdISSC, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; Arrhythmia Unit. Cardiology Department, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, - - 2014
New generation open-irrigated catheters aim to improve irrigation efficiency. This may change lesion patterns, challenging operators. Indeed, safety issues have recently arisen. We aimed to experimentally assess 4 open-irrigated catheters, comparing lesion size, safety and heat transfer. The thigh lesion model was employed in 6 anesthetized pigs to assess the ...
Dos Santos Carlos Eduardo Oliveira CE Department of Endoscopy and Gastroenterology, Santa Casa de Caridade Hospital, Bagé, RS, - - 2014
Several studies suggest that nonpolypoid lesions (NPLs) show higher aggressiveness, particularly depressed lesions. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of NPLs and presence of advanced histology in a brazilian population. 2,067 superficial neoplastic lesions diagnosed in 1,135 patients were analysed. Lesions were classified as polypoid and nonpolypoid (flat and ...
Lv Ning N Department of Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, 651 Dongfeng Road East, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510060, People's Republic of - - 2014
Ultrasound-guided diffuse optical tomography (US-DOT) can potentially detect breast carcinomas by measuring total tumour haemoglobin concentrations (TTHC). The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether vascular haemoglobin concentrations (VHC) affect the ability of US-DOT to distinguish breast carcinomas from benign. In 85 women (97 palpable lesions) referred for core ...
Taskin Mine Islimye MI Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Primary ovarian leiomyoma is a rare benign tumour of the ovary seen in women between 20 and 65 years old. It is usually diagnosed incidentally during pelvic examination or pathologic examination after surgery. We describe a case of unilateral, ovarian leiomyoma. Transvaginal ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a ...
Kelleher Maureen E ME William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA - - 2014
Objective-To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of direct digital abdominal radiography for the diagnosis of enterolithiasis in equids and to assess the effect of the number and anatomic location of enteroliths and gas distention of the gastrointestinal tract on diagnostic sensitivity of the technique. Design-Retrospective case series. Sample Population-238 horses ...
Lee Seung Yul SY Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The impacts of different time courses and the degree of neointimal growth on neointimal morphology have not yet been sufficiently investigated. Therefore, we evaluated the morphological features of neointimal tissue after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation using optical coherence tomography (OCT). The morphological features of neointimal tissue in stented segments with ...
Li Xiaoyan X Xiaoyan Li, Department of Cardiology, The General Hospital of Jinan Military Region, Jinan 250031, - - 2014
The judgment of coronary stenosis by 320-row dynamic volume CT (DVCT) and coronary angiography (CAG) is not entirely consistent. We compared them in this study. We studied 92 patients (265 lesions) with CAG and DVCT. According to the degree of matching in stenosis judgment, all lesions were divided into consistent ...
Squara Fabien F Department of Cardiology, Pasteur University Hospital, Nice, - - 2014
Irrigated radiofrequency (RF) catheters allow tissue-electrode interface cooling, decreasing thrombus risk while enabling higher RF power delivery. The impact of irrigation with ice-cold saline (ICS) instead of conventional ambient-temperature saline (ATS) on lesion formation is unknown. We performed 120 RF ablations in vitro on porcine left ventricles, using ICS (<5°C) ...
Al Raisi Sara I SI Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, - - 2014
Aims: Radiofrequency renal artery denervation has been used effectively to treat resistant hypertension. However, comparison of lesion and thermodynamic characteristics for different systems has not been previously described. We aimed to assess spatiotemporal lesion growth and ablation characteristics of Symplicity and EnligHTN systems. Methods and results: A total of 39 ...
Hauschild Axel A University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Campus Kiel, Kiel, - - 2014
To determine the biopsy sensitivity to melanoma of dermatologists in Germany and the impact of MelaFind® on their decisions to biopsy melanomas. Randomized two-armed online reader study presenting case information, clinical/dermatoscopic images of pigmented skin lesions and MelaFind results (Arm 2). Each participant was asked to review 130 pigmented skin ...
Heller Debra S DS Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, - - 2014
The clitoris may become involved by vulvar lesions. There are also lesions arising from the clitoris. A familiarity with these lesions is necessary for the high index of suspicion needed for their diagnosis.
Filippiadis Dimitrios K DK 2nd Department of Radiology, University General Hospital "ATTIKON", 1 Rimini str, 12462, Athens, Greece, - - 2014
Primary or metastatic osseous and soft tissue lesions can be treated by ablation techniques. These techniques are classified into chemical ablation (including ethanol or acetic acid injection) and thermal ablation (including laser, radiofrequency, microwave, cryoablation, radiofrequency ionisation and MR-guided HIFU). Ablation can be performed either alone or in combination with ...
Jorge R R Department of Pediatrics, São João Hospital Centre, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200 - 319, Porto, Portugal, - - 2014
Neurologic manifestations are present in a reasonable proportion of adult celiac patients and can be the first sign of gluten sensitivity. In children, the risk of neurological complications is lower, and gluten sensitivity with neurological presentation seems to be rare. We report a case of gluten sensitivity with severe neurological ...
Vallejo Ricardo R From the *Millennium Pain Center, Bloomington, IL; †School of Biological Sciences, and ‡Department of Chemistry, Illinois State University, Normal, - - 2014
Radiofrequency (RF) neuroablation is a common therapy for alleviating chronic pain. Larger lesion volumes lead to higher chance of ablating small sensory nerves; therefore, bipolar-RF and cooled-RF are improved alternatives to conventional monopolar-RF. This work provides an ex vivo comparison of bipolar-RF to cooled-RF lesioning in the presence of bone ...
Heller Debra S DS Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, - - 2014
The mons pubis may become involved in dermatologic conditions or gynecologic lesions affecting the vulva. There are also unusual lesions that have been reported arising from the mons specifically. A familiarity with these lesions will be helpful if a patient with a lesion of the mons is encountered.
Alshenawy Hanan Alsaeid HA Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, 25 Hamdy Gado street, Tanta, Egypt, - - 2014
Differentiating the follicular derived lesions can be challenging. Although immunohistochemistry is generally accepted as a useful ancillary technique in the diagnosis, controversy exists regarding the best marker or combination of markers to distinguish each lesion from its mimics. In this study, we aimed at evaluating multiple markers to compare their ...
Karateke Ateş A Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Park Hospital, İstanbul, - - 2014
Extragenital Müllerian adenosarcomas are extremely rare tumours characterised by a stromal component of low-grade malignancy and by a benign glandular epithelial component. A 26-year-old woman was admitted to our clinic because of lower abdominal distension and left lower quadrant pain. Clinical and radiological examinations suggested an ovarian malignancy. Laparotomy revealed ...
Mowat Alex A Obstetric and Gynaecology Registrar with Greenslopes Gynaecology and Obstetrics Group, 17 Illidge St, Coorparoo, 4151, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, - - 2014
Adenoma malignum is a rare malignancy of the cervix that often presents, as in this case, as urinary incontinence (UI). Due to this symptomatology, women with adenoma malignum are often referred to urogynecologists for investigation and management. Without a high degree of suspicion, the diagnosis is easy to overlook due ...
Estafan Ashraf - - 2014
Both causation and management of noncarious cervical lesions (NCCLs) (abfractions, wedge-shaped defects, stress-induced cervical lesions, and cervical erosion) remain debatable. A survey of clinicians' perceptions was therefore conducted at a recent professional meeting to determine optimal approaches to NCCL management. Examples of lesions differing in depth (1, 2, and 3 ...
Minakaran Neda N 0000-0003-4039-2558 The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, Magdala Avenue, London N19 5NF, - - 2014
We herein present the case of a 15-month-old with visceral leishmaniasis diagnosed in the UK following a short trip to a popular holiday destination in Spain. Four months after the initial symptoms, the diagnosis was made incidentally on microscopy of a bone marrow biopsy taken for suspected haematological malignancy after ...
Nazari Zeinab Z Department of Gynecology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, - - 2014
Human hydatid disease is caused by echinococcus granulosus and has a global distribution. It mainly affects the liver, but can involve other organs. In this paper, we present a case of a primary hydatid cyst of the fallopian tube. A 69-year-old (gravida 16, para 16 woman) with abdominal pain and ...
Rosic Todor T Department of Surgery, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. - - 2014
Plasmacytoma is a rare plasma cell tumour that arises from plasma cells. The tumour accounts for about 3 - 5% of all plasma cell malignancies and most often affects the head and neck, but may also occur in the gastrointestinal tract. To our knowledge, mesenteric plasmacytoma has not been described ...
Roy Sougata S 1 Universte de - - 2013
Dinoflagellates are microscopic, eukaryotic and primarily marine plankton. Temporary cyst formation is a well-known physiological response of dinoflagellate cells to environmental stresses. However, the molecular underpinnings of cold-induced cyst physiology have never been described. Cultures of the photosynthetic dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum readily form temporary cysts when placed at low (8 ...
Boikov Alexander S AS Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, - - 2013
Although a certain degree of arteriovenous shunting may be expected in glioblastoma, to our knowledge, the coexistence of a glioblastoma and arteriovenous fistula has not been previously reported. In this case report, we present such a lesion and discuss its diagnosis with a multimodal imaging approach. Additionally, we discuss treatment ...
Ahmadi Firoozeh F Department of Reproductive Imaging at Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, - - 2013
Assessment of uterine abnormalities is a core part in infertility evaluation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of three-dimensional hysterosonography (3-DHS) in the diagnosis of uterine abnormalities in infertile women. The infertile women who visited Royan Institute and referred to 3-DHS consecutively, prior to ...
Lin Matthew J - - 2013
Although there has been improvement in clinical diagnosis of pigmented superficial spreading melanomas (SSM), less common melanoma subtypes have different clinical features and may be more difficult to diagnose. The objective was to assess diagnostic accuracy for different melanoma subtypes. A retrospective review was made of a random selection of ...
Pires Carla Andréa Avelar CA Universidade Federal do - - 2013
Tufted angioma is an acquired vascular proliferation with specific histological characteristics. The most common clinical features are erythematous macules. It occurs predominantly in children and young adults, especially in the chest and neck. We report the case of a male patient, 12 years old, with an increased right ear auricle ...
Cardinal L H - - 2013
This study assessed the utility and limitations of anal cytology as a screening method for women infected with human papilloma virus (HPV) in the lower genital tract. Furthermore, this study aimed to establish risk factors for pathological anal cytology/biopsy findings, the prevalence of anatomopathological lesions associated with positive anal brushings, ...
Guolong Mei - - 2013
There are several reports of symptomatic ganglion cysts near the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), and lateral and medial meniscus, but symptomatic ganglia arising from the anterior horn of the medial meniscus to the ACL have not been reported. Here we report the arthroscopic resection of a ...
Esposito Susanna - - 2013
Children make up a significant proportion of the global tuberculosis (TB) caseload, and experience considerable TB-related morbidity and mortality. Unfortunately, it is not easy to diagnose TB in the first years of life because of the diversity of its clinical presentation and the non-specific nature of most of its symptoms. ...
Tony G - - 2013
Glomus tumours are benign tumours of the temperature-sensitive neuromyoarterial glomus body, present within the dermis, which are most commonly seen as solitary subungual lesions on the arms. Multiple glomus tumours or glomangiomas are a less common subtype of extradigital glomus tumours, which very rarely present as large plaque-like dermal lesions. ...
Morrissey Matthew - - 2013
A long-standing malignant lesion or a tumor in a cosmetically sensitive area are 2 instances in which Mohs micrographic surgery yields superior results.
Choi In Young IY Department of Radiology, Korea University Ansan Hopsital, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do, - - 2013
To evaluate value of %volume of contrast agent in gallbladder and contrast in cystic duct in diagnosis of acute cholecysititis with Gd-EOB-DTPA MRC obtained 60 min after contrast injection (T1-MRC60min). We included 16 acute cholecystitis (AC), 23 chronic cholecystitis (CC), and 40 healthy volunteers. Receiver operating characteristic analysis showed cutoff ...
Kumar Saurabh - - 2013
Electrogram (EGM) characteristics are used to infer catheter-tissue contact. We examined if (a) atrial EGM characteristics predicted CF and (b) compared the value of CF versus other surrogates for predicting lesion efficacy. Twelve paroxysmal AF patients underwent pulmonary vein isolation using radiofrequency (RF) ablation facilitated by a novel CF-sensing catheter. ...
Strickland Ben A - - 2013
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes have been used effectively to perform radiofrequency lesions in the brain. This study aimed to characterize lesion geometry and peak tissue temperature achieved when lesioning through DBS electrodes. Fresh bovine liver was chosen for a medium as the tissue reliably changes color between 45 and ...
Rahimi-Esboei Bahman - - 2013
To determined the antiparasitic activity of the isolated chitosan from Penicillium viridicatum, Penicillium aurantiogriseum and commercial chitosan against protoscolicidal of hydatid cysts were determined. After isolating chitosan from fungal cell walls, four concentrations (50, 100, 200, 400 μg/mL) of each type of prepared chitosan and commercial chitosan were used for ...
Koinzer Stefan - - 2013
The rabbit is the most common animal model to study retinal photocoagulation lesions. We present a classification of retinal lesions from rabbits, that is based on optical coherence tomographic (OCT) findings, temperature data, and OCT-follow-up data over 3 months. Four hundred eighty-six photocoagulation lesions (modified Zeiss Visulas® 532 nm CW laser, ...
Kimura Takehiro - - 2013
-Radiofrequency (RF) ablation has limitations, largely related to creation of lesions by heating. We herein report the first non-thermal ablation by applying photodynamic therapy (PDT) to cardiac tissues using a custom-made deflectable laser catheter. The present study investigated the feasibility of PDT for cavo-tricuspid isthmus (CTI) ablation in a canine ...
Sinna Eman Abu - - 2013
Evaluation of the value of thyroid transcription factor (TTF-1) and P63 in subtyping of non-small cell lung cancer in cytologic material. This is a retrospective study including 40 cases of primary lung lesions who underwent image guided FNAC from pulmonary nodules. The final histopathologic diagnosis was the gold standard. Cell ...
In Hyun Sin - - 2013
No study has so far investigated the relationship between aspirate color or degree of aspiration on the success of ethanol ablation (EA) of cystic thyroid nodules. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of EA of benign cystic thyroid nodules and assess the relevant factors influencing the outcome. Over a 2-year ...
Arsos Georgios - - 2013
A 2-year-old girl with cardiorespiratory distress and suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) was referred for urgent lung perfusion scintigraphy, proven negative for perfusion defects but unexpectedly revealing an enlarged orthotopic thyroid. This finding was, under the circumstances, considered as suggestive of thyroid storm (TS), subsequently confirmed by thyroid hormones measurement. A ...
Delabrousse E - - 2013
Acute colitis is an acute condition of the colon. For the radiologist, it is mainly diagnosed during differential diagnosis of acute abdominal conditions. There are many causes of colitis and the degree of its severity varies. A CT scan is the best imaging examination for diagnosing it and also for ...
Tsai Jacqueline J Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, - - 2013
Ultrasonography has a high sensitivity and positive predictive value (PPV) for diagnosing cholecystitis in adults. The objective of this study was to determine the sensitivity and PPV of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of pediatric cholecystitis. We performed a single-institution retrospective review of the records of all patients undergoing cholecystectomy with ...
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